Happy Monday! One of my blog goals for 2016 is to participate in this meme every week. So here I am again. Let's see if I can keep this going! Another goal is to publish at least one review each week, and last week I actually published two! It's quite amazing!
Blog posts and reviewsOne of those reviews is also a giveaway so be sure to check it out and possibly win a copy of The Expatriates by Janice Y.K. Lee. The giveaway ends at midnight Tuesday night!
I also published a review of the highly popular book The Good Girl by Mary Kubica.
What I'm readingSince last week, I finished The Good Girl and started a new book that was actually written by my friend's cousin: Circle of Betrayal by Jaqueline Simon Gunn. So far it's engaging, although a bit more "adult content" than I'm used to (but I'm sure that appeals to many of my readers... you know who you are!). I'm intrigued with this psychological mystery written by a clinical psychologist.
What my kids are readingM, who is in 3rd grade, is still working on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling. She's actually lying on my office floor right now immersed in this book. I'm hoping she is able to finish it up soon and move on to the next one. She is definitely loving the Harry Potter series!
Carter, who is in 6th grade, read Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War II by Joseph Bruchac. Then we found a great list of books for teen boys and he picked out The Alchemyst by Michael Scott. He was intrigued by the connection to Harry Potter since it's about Nicholas Flamel. Assuming he likes this one, I expect he will be reading the rest of the series as well.
I'm linking up with Book Date for It's Monday! What Are You Reading? as well as Unleashing Readers and Teach Mentor Texts for the children's and YA version of this weekly gathering. What are you reading? Please share in the comments!